Dec 31, 2012 10:00am PST
this road before with healthcare and stimulus where the democrats say there is a crisis. the date is looming and you must vote. you don't have an opportunity for the cbo to score a bill. you don't have the opportunity to read a bill, digest and debate a bill. there is a lot of procedure here that has yet to be done. we shouldn't vote on something that's a bad deal. this is a bad deal for the american people. the fact that the president is coming out not to announce a deal but to negotiate through the media is ridiculous. he should get in his car and go to capitol hill and meet with the members to craft a deal if he can. i think the president coming out to upon i if i kate and lecture and scold is not helpful to the process. rich these people are being brought out to stand behind the president when he makes his remarks. we have been given the 2-minute warning. we have seen the president do this before, bring in ordinary americans that would be impacted adversely were a deal not to be reached. we are expecting the president. his leadership on this issue, how would you grade it, dick? >> i grad
Dec 31, 2012 8:00am PST
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Dec 31, 2012 7:00am PST
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Dec 31, 2012 11:00am EST
those on higher income americans, higher payroll tax cut, you threshold for writing off your healthcare expenses goes off, you have medical device maker tax, you name it, when i look at this, i only think that this is the beginning of years of tax increases on, not just wealthy americans, but everybody, potentially. >> dagen, you hit on two key point there. the folks are underestimating the impact of all of these tax increases, which equates to about one percentage point of gdp. that would be a lot for the economy to take if we had a strong economy. we do not have a strong economy. the other point is, right on the money, this is not the end of the process. the agreement, it is just the start of the beginning. it is the very beginnnng of the process. it will get tougher from here on out. how can they come to any3 meaningful agreement leading up to the debt ceiling. dagen: well said. happy new year. enjoy yourself. >> have a happy new year. dagen: thank you. we will see you in 2013. flying the friendly skies. not so much. the airlines with the rudest workers. you can probably guess number